Chief Talent Officer, South Asia-Wunderman Thompson
Ms. Roopa Badrinath, The Chief Talent Officer, South Asia at JWT. Being a “Talent Enabler” has been Roopa’s mantra as an HR professional with 20+ years of multi-faceted experience. Her quest for excellence and innovation has won her awards of excellence at organizations that she has worked for. She was conferred the 30 Best HR Leader award at the World HRD Congress, 2013. Previously during her seven-and-a-half years at Rediffusion-Y&R, she transformed the HR function into a strategic business role. She believes that employee engagement happens more through their hearts than through their minds. Conflict resolution skills & the ability to counsel and coach senior leaders are a natural corollary to her high Emotional Quotient.